Intrusion Prevention



This indicates a buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Remote Procedure Call (RPC) interface.

RPC is an inter-process communication mechanism used by Windows that allows a program running on one computer to execute code on a remote system. Due to inadequate user input validation, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the target system by sending it a specially-crafted message.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003


An attacker can execute arbitrary code on a target system

Recommended Actions

Apply appropriate patches or upgrade the system to the latest non-vulnerable version.

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